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28
Dec

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: Non-Union Industrial, Dental Training

Direct booking from self-tape & media links for EXPERIENCED HOSTS only

 

NON-UNION INDUSTRIAL (direct booking from self-tape & media links)

PROJECT NAME:  Dental Infection Training

PRODUCER:  Chris Conto

PRODUCTION COMPANY:  NYS Media Services Center

LOCATION:  Albany, NY (must self-report by car)

SHOOT DATES:  January 14th & 15th, 2016 (tentative dates)

RATE:  $800/ 8 hour day + lunch (full buyout, no travel pay, no agency fee)

 

SEEKING:

 

[MALE HOST]

Caucasian male, mid 40s, EXPERIENCED HOSTS ONLY, STRONG ACTORS with IMPROV & COMEDIC SKILLS, to present 25 minutes of content designed and written for the Dental Industry. 

 

[FEMALE HOST]

Female, late 20s-early 30s, all ethnicities,EXPERIENCED HOSTS ONLY, STRONG ACTORS with IMPROV & COMEDIC SKILLS, to present 25 minutes of content designed and written for the Dental Industry. 

 

TO SUBMIT:  Send A & B to dana@wearebreakthrough.com (SELF-TAPE and LINKS TO WORK MANDATORY)

SUBJECT LINE:  Dental Industrial

DEADLINE:  9 AM Wednesday, 12/30/15

 

A)  Submit Info:

-name

-contact info (email/cell)

-agency info (name/email/cell)

-height, weight, hair & eye color

-city based

-links to work/website

 

B)  Self-tape:

Tell us about yourself and where you see yourself in 5 years (1 1/2 minutes max).  We want to see your personality, charm, humor, wit and substance.  We want you to have fun with this!)

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12
Dec

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: SUPER DARK TIMES, Still Seeking CHAD (DAY PLAYER)

Still Seeking CHAD- Day Player, submit ASAP!!!

 

SUPER DARK TIMES
SAG Modified Low Budget Feature
Director: Kevin Phillips
Producers: Jett Steiger, Richard Peete
Writers: Ben Collins, Luke Piotrowski
Production: Neighborhood Watch Films + Team G
Casting Director: BreakThrough Casting (LOCAL PRINCIPAL CASTING)
Shoot dates: starts 11/19 for 4 to 5 weeks *(see roles, shoot days subject to change)
Location: Kingston, NY and surrounding vicinities (LOCAL HIRE ONLY)
Rate: SAG MLB scale ($335/8 hours)
 
 
 
SYNOPSIS:
 
A horrible accident causes a tectonic shift between high school best friends Zach and Josh, spiraling them in different directions. Set in 1990’s suburbia, Super Dark Times is a thriller that explores the twilight zone between adolescence and adulthood, lust and love, bravery and fear, good and evil.
 
Director Kevin Phillips’ short proof of concept TOO COOL FOR SCHOOL, premiered at Cannes this year. Click or copy/paste links below to learn more:

 

 
 
 
STILL SEEKING: 
 
[CHAD]
 
Must look 17-18 years, (legal 18 ideal) Caucasian Male, high school senior. CHAD is the leader of the pack of “Jockey-Douchebags”. A highschool dropout, CHAD can often be found under the bleachers with his cronies smoking a doobie or drinking PBR. He bullies ZACH and JOSH when they mistakenly take a shortcut by the football field. His lack of respect also extends to his girlfriend, whom he refers to in the crassest of terms. *(Tentative shoot date:  12/20)

 

FILL OUT AND EMAIL INFO BELOW & SELF-TAPE (audition copy below)

 

Name:
Email:
Cell:
City Based:
Age (if minor):
Agency (if applicable):
Height:
Weight:
Hair:
Eyes:
Submit current selfie:  send jpeg
Self-tape audition copy (see below):  send Vimeo or YouTube link (full URL) only

 

CHAD AUDITION COPY:

 

Email ASAP:  johanna@wearebreakthrough.com
Subject line:  SDT Chad
08
Dec

BREAKTHROUGH CASTING: REVISED SHOOT DATES, SUPER DARK TIMES- Seeking Non-union Background & Featured Background Talent

*REVISED DATES!!!

*Submission instructions found at the bottom of page

 

SUPER DARK TIMES

SAG Modified Low Budget Feature

Director: Kevin Phillips

Producers: Jett Steiger, Richard Peete

Writers: Ben Collins, Luke Piotrowski

Production:  Neighborhood Watch Films + Team G

Casting Director:  BreakThrough Casting  (LOCAL PRINCIPAL and BACKGROUND CASTING)

Shoot dates: starts 11/19 for 4 to 5 weeks *(see roles, shoot days subject to change)

Location:  Kingston, NY and surrounding vicinities

Non-Union Background Rate:  $40/up to 10 hours (NYS Child Performer Labor Laws will be followed)

 

SYNOPSIS:

A horrible accident causes a tectonic shift between high school best friends Zach and Josh, spiraling them in different directions. Set in 1990’s suburbia, Super Dark Times is a thriller that explores the twilight zone between adolescence and adulthood, lust and love, bravery and fear, good and evil. 

Director Kevin Phillips’ short proof of concept TOO COOL FOR SCHOOL,  premiered at Cannes this year.  Click or copy/paste links below to learn more:

 

SEEKING:

 

[DANA/CHAD’S GIRLFRIEND]- Tentative shoot date 12/19

SDT Goth Girl

Caucasian Female, must be legal 18 looking 16-18 years, FEATURED BACKGROUND.  Probably a high school drop out, intimidating energy, punkish/grunge. Her group likes to smoke and hang out in the bleachers of the football field.  Her boyfriend CHAD is the leader of the pack, one scary dude.  Please submit selfie as couple as well as kissing selfie.  

 

[GINGER LETTERMAN]- Tentative shoot date 12/19

SDT Ginger Letterman

Caucasian Male, must be legal 18 looking 16-18 years, ginger/red/strawberry hair, FEATURED BACKGROUND.  Probably a high school dropout. Part of CHAD’s group who smokes and hangs out in the bleachers of the football field.  Letter Jacket a plus.

 

[HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS]-  Tentative shoot dates 12/19 & 12/20

Males and Females, looking 16-18 years, PREFERABLY LEGAL 18, all ethnicities, BACKGROUND.  These students will be in the hallway, classroom and auditiorium scenes where the LEADS interact.  Must own backpack.  

 

 

[MAKE OUT COUPLE]- Tentative shoot date 12/20

SDT Student Couple

Caucasian Female & Male, must be legal 18 looking 16-18 years, REAL COUPLE to makeout heavily, FEATURED BACKGROUND They do so by their lockers during a very active high school hallway scene with a fight breaking out, a kid with a broken arm screaming, etc.

 

[SOCCER KID W/ BROKEN ARM]– Tentative shoot date 12/20

Caucasian Male,looking 16-18 years, PREFERABLY LEGAL 18, must own soccer uniform, FEATURED BACKGROUND.  He will burst through the hallway doors dressed in a soccer uniform holding his arm, which seems broken. Soccer Kid sprints past the leads while screaming and crying.  Please wear uniform for your selfie.

 

[FACULTY]- Tentative shoot dates 12/20

Females and Males, 40s-50s, any ethnicity, BACKGROUND.  They will be teaching class, interacting with students.

 

EMAIL REQUIRED INFO:

Name-

Email-

Cell-

City Based-

Age (minors only)-

Height-

Weight-

Hair color-

Eye color-

*Include a selfie from today (clearly showing face and hair length AND/OR as specified in role you are submitting for).

 

EMAIL:

johanna@wearebreakthrough.com

 

SUBJECT LINE:

SDT BG

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